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Brady Issue Regulatory White Paper

With regulations here in Europe still a hot issue with REMIT, parts of EMIR and other regulations in the pipeline, a number of white papers are being issued by... continue reading

Silver Lake expands their energy software & ETRM portfolio

Quorum Business Solutions (Quorum) and Silver Lake Partners, a global private equity investment firm, announced that Silver Lake and its energy and innovation strategy arm, Kraftwerk, have agreed to... continue reading

Energeya Issues New WhitePaper on REMIT

Energeya has released a comprehensive white paper on REMIT freely available from its website. The white paper examines REMIT in some detail asking and answering question such as who... continue reading

Another CTRM Vendor Video Presentation

Back in April, we wrote a newsletter article about how multimedia and video was being used more and more in CTRM vendor marketing efforts. This morning, I had a... continue reading

Will Eka succeed Triple Point at the top of the CM market?

I’m sure any number of companies would like to emulate the success that Triple Point Technology (TPT) had in the 2008 to 2012 time frame. Around 2007, the company... continue reading

DataGenic Expanding its Global Presence

I recently caught up with Richard Quigley, CEO of Datagenic, the data management company in the commodities and other industries. Mr. Quigley was in an upbeat mood as he... continue reading

CTRM Conference website up

We are very excited to be working with Commodities Now magazine on the 2014 CTRM Conference and shortly, we will have lots of news about sponsors, agenda items and... continue reading

Summer Travels

So after what seems now to have been almost an eternity I am back from my travels. Taking in Barcelona and Budapest, I first set out to be a... continue reading

2014 CTRM Vendor Perception Study Report Released

The 2014 ComTech Advisory CTRM Vendor Perception Study report has been released and can be downloaded from CTRMCenter or ComTechadvisory.com. The ComTech Advisory Vendor Perception study measures end user... continue reading

SAP and Commodity Management

A couple of weeks ago, Patrick and I had a briefing from SAP about its Commodity Management solution. We have been expecting SAP to enter the broader CTRM market... continue reading

Big Data, AI and Data Management at DataGenic’s User Forum

Last week, I was in London to be a guest speaker at DataGenic’s first ever user forum. The event kicked off with an informal dinner the night before and... continue reading

JustCommodity Spreads its Wings

We had the opportunity recently to talk to JustCommodity, a Singapore-based CTRM vendor, that has been quietly making steady progress in recent months extending its geographic and commodity reach.... continue reading

New White Paper

In a week in which even Prof. Stephen Hawking commented about Artificial Intelligence, ComTech is issuing a new white paper sponsored by DataGenic called Making More of Data with... continue reading

New ComTech “Leaders in CTRM Technology” video – Mr. Austin Morris, SunGard Consulting

We’ve just posted our latest episode of Conversations with Leaders in CTRM Technology.  In this new video, Austin Morris, Managing Partner of SunGard Consulting, discusses some of the critical... continue reading

ATOS in the ETRM Space

From time to time, I find a new ETRM or CTRM vendor. It doesn’t happen very often these days and if I do find a new vendor, they are... continue reading

Interesting stuff from (and about) Aspect Enterprise Solutions

Gary and I had a update from Aspect Enterprise Solutions yesterday.  Though not the most well-known company in the ETRM / CTRM space (having changed their name from Oil... continue reading

Hungarian Provider Targets Eastern Europe

This morning I had the opportunity to speak with Tamas Molnar of Hungarian IT company IP Systems. IP Systems was founded in 2008 by a handful of Hungarian energy... continue reading

Integration in the Cloud?

Recently, Calvus Solutions sent us its latest information and provided us a briefing on their products and services. In a nutshell, Calvus Solutions offer integration in the cloud. The... continue reading

Brady Announces 2013 Results

On Friday, Patrick and I took an analyst call from Brady PLC CEO Mr. Gavin Lavelle regarding the company’s annual results for 2013. Brady had 16 new contract wins... continue reading

New Video

Over the weekend, we posted a new video in which I talk with Premvir Jain of OpenLink about their metals solution and what is going on in metals markets.... continue reading

Trade Reporting – First Indications from Vendors

With the start of the EMIR reporting deadline having passed us by reports are starting to come to us from the vendors. For example, Rajeev Bhatt of eOpt Solutions... continue reading